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Exit Polls

UK Exit Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Today is Election Day in Britain and with it come the inevitable questions about exit polls. UK Exit polls are handled a bit differently than ours. In...

Massachusetts Exit Polls For 2010 Senate Race: There Are None

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Those seeking exit polls for the 2010 Massachusetts Senate Race will be disappointed to know there aren't any. Mike Allen of Politico reports about...

News Organizations Win Ruling Against NJ Exit Poll Ban

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The National Election Pool — a consortium that includes The Associated Press, CNN, Fox, ABC, NBC and CBS — has just won a ruling in New Jersey aga...

Update: Cook County Exit Poll

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Another update, this one on the volunteer exit poll conducted this week in Cook County Illinois by the recently launched Chicago Current. Current edit...

An Exit Poll in Cook County

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Nothing draws the Google traffic on an election day like the words "exit poll," and the enterprising folks at the Chicago Current (a political newspap...

Exit Polls: Miss Them When They're Gone

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last week's Senate election in Massachusetts gave those of us who follow and report on politics an experience analogous to the movie It's a Wonderful ...

A referendum on Obama & health care? The polls are as divided as the voters.

Margie Omero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

Washington-watchers continue sort through the rubble of data from the Massachusetts special election. As I posted yesterday, some consensus has emerged that Coakley underperformed consistently, within her own base as well as with independents.

Massachusetts Not Ready for a Woman?

Margie Omero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margie Omero

Some consensus has emerged from Tuesday's Special Election. First, Coakley underperformed consistently. Absent consortium exit polls, but with no shor...

Massachusetts Outliers (PS: No Exit Poll Tonight)

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Other assessments of the Massachusetts polls and voter turnout from around the web: Suffolk University shows momentum for Brown in a poll of bellwethe...

Exit Poll 'Outliers'

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

For whatever reason, the usual network web sites did not post full tabulations of the exit poll results from last night or at least did not post them ...

Holding the New Democratic Majority Together

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

With Daniel Berrier of Electopundit Part 1: Reading the Election Barack Hussein Obama, the newly elected 44th President of the United States is almo...

(R)Evolution -- We All Want to Change Your Head

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzette Standring

This new multi-cultural, interracial, eco-green, techno-savvy, globally-minded young generation has made history.

Tuesday's Second Biggest Winner: Democracy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

We are witnessing a tremendous ideological shift among young voters -- one that could reshape our politics for decades to come.

Never Fear: Your Exit Poll is Here!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Ten-Foot Poll was created to plug some of those glaring gaps in the election coverage offered by the networks, the cable outlets and even the internet.

Exit Polls 2008: See The Full Results

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(More exit polls coming soon. We explain why you shouldn't trust them below.) The head to head exit polls just were sent to the Huffington Post by a ...

Kerry: "Tonight New Dreams Are Born"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry released the following statement in response to Sen. Barack Obama's victory: "Tonight we elected a President who has inspired a major...

Sam Stein

Dem Pollster: "I've Never Been Less Worried" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stan Greenberg, the pollster who aided Bill Clinton's run to the White House in 1992, said he was far more confident about Barack Obama's chances than...

MSNBC Election Coverage LIVE (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch MSNBC's Election Coverage Live! Or Watch NBC's, Also Live!...

Out of Line: Exit Poll

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


McCain Camp Mood: "Great Fight" ... "No Regrets"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC describes the mood in John McCain's villa: Senior staffers are gathering to spend time with Senator McCain at the "family villa" they are usin...

Exit Polls, Meltdowns And Florida (Again): Things To Watch For Tonight

Politico | Charles Mahtesian, Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Veteran pols know that you don't need to stay up all night watching election returns or listening to the TV pundits to get a feel for which way the po...

Exit Polls and Early Election Calls Interfere with Our Democratic Process

Robert Kubey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kubey

In my mind, it is simply wrong when the news media, and especially all the networks, "call the election" hours before the polls close in other states further west.

President Obama: Barack Obama Becomes America's 44th President

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See below for the results of election 2008!Daily Kos Map CNN's Electoral Map Google Map: Follow Presidential, Senate House Races CBS News Elec...

Toasting Tom Bradley

David Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Horton

How many times have you heard, when a politician is confronted with an unfavorable opinion poll, "the only poll that counts is the one on November 4" ...

Looking for Presidential Exit Polls?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Looking for leaked exit poll results from the Obama-McCain presidential race? Sorry to break the news, but until at least 5:00 p.m. today you are out ...